Die Auftragseingänge im deutschen Maschinenbau lagen im März 2017 um real 4 Prozent unter dem Vorjahreswert. „So paradox es zunächst klingen mag, dies ist ein erfreuliches Ergebnis“, kommentiert VDMA-Chefvolkswirt Dr. Ralph Wiechers die Entwicklung.
Der Auftragseingang verzeichnete im März 2017 ein Plus von 24 Prozent. Bei der Inlandsnachfrage gab es ein Plus von 10 Prozent. Das Auslandsgeschäft lag bei +33 Prozent im Vergleich zum Vorjahresniveau.
It’s the same for the car industry, the component supply industry, medical technology, mechanical engineering, aviation, precision engineering and microengineering, optics, electronics and many other sectors of modern industry: The purpose of industrial parts cleaning is to ensure the necessary degree of cleanliness required for subsequent processing operations, or for the long-term, trouble-free functioning of the given part or component.
Overall DMG MORI successfully completed the financial year 2016. Order intake of € 2,369.9 million reached a new record high (previous year: € 2,282.8 million). Despite challenging macroeconomic conditions, we achieved the highest order intake in the company’s 146-year history. Although the worldwide market for machine tools was in decline at -2.5%, DMG MORI recorded a 4% increase. By the concentration on the core business with machine tools and services, DMG MORI set the course for the future in 2016. This includes measures for a new sales and service structure worldwide, the further development of the product portfolio and optimizing production capacity as well as the sale of companies that do not form part of the core business operations.
In addition to its tried and tested QH, QE, and QR Series linear guideways whose SynchMotionTM technology safeguards very quiet running and optimal synchronous performance, HIWIN now presents its new QW Series, based on the ultra heavy duty WE Series 4-row recirculation ball bearing guides.
Der Auftragseingang verzeichnete im Dezember 2016 ein Plus von 3 Prozent. Bei der Inlandsnachfrage gab es ein Plus von 7 Prozent. Das Auslandsgeschäft lag bei +2 Prozent im Vergleich zum Vorjahresniveau.
Thermo process technology is not merely essential for a large number of the major areas of industry – it is more than just that: it plays a crucial role in determining the properties of individual products and all industrial manufacturing operations.
Messe Stuttgart and the German-Slovakian Chamber of Industry and Commerce (AHK Slowakei) are jointly organising the event "LASYS meets Central Europe“ for the first time from 30 to 31 May 2017. This event will focus on laser applications for the automobile industry and will be held in Trnava in Slovakia. It will bring together suppliers of laser production systems, laser-specific machine sub-systems, components, processes and services, and industrial users.
Ten months before DeburringEXPO opens its doors for the second time, occupied net exhibition floor space has already surpassed the results obtained at the premiere event in 2015 by 36%. This significant growth demonstrates that the trade fair for deburring technology and precision surface finishing, taking place at the Karlsruhe Exhibition Centre from 10 to 12 October 2017, is already considered the industry meeting place by industry suppliers. The presentations held at the expert forum which accompanies DeburringEXPO will be interpreted simultaneously at the upcoming event (German – English). Trade fair promoters fairXperts GmbH & Co. KG are thus doing justice to growing international requirements for know-how dealing with deburring and the production of precision surface finishes.
On 1 and 2 February 2017, Arburg will be represented at the Pharmapack Europe 2017 in Paris (France) at Stand D81 in Hall 4. The experts will be available there for discussions with customers and prospects who want to find out more about the extensive range of machines and solutions for plastic part production in the medical technology and packaging sectors. These range from high-speed, high-performance machines and clean-room Allrounders in stainless steel versions to the Freeformer for additive manufacturing, as well as automation and complex turnkey solutions.
Modern design for a modern production environment: the dosing furnace Westomat Plus+ was awarded the prestigious “Good Design Award” of the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design. In everyday foundry work, the new system not only has a smaller footprint – it also consumes less energy. The manufacturer of industrial furnaces StrikoWestofen (Gummersbach, Germany) designed the Westomat Plus+ to combine functionality with an attractive outer appearance. “We want to help foundries to create production facilities which meet today’s employee and customer demands with regard to working environment, quality and sustainability. The new Westomat Plus+ is one more step in the direction of our ‘Green Foundry’ initiative,” StrikoWestofen manager Rudi Riedel explains.
A preview of the virtual system that enables to discover the potential of the industry's most advanced research laboratory was presented at Pack Expo. An experience that will be repeated in the new Georgia headquarters.
FIPA GmbH recently created a custom EOAT solution that facilitates the removal of protective film from sheet metal with a cost- and labor-saving automated process. Developed for Foilpuller GmbH, a stainless steel sheet metal processing company based in Bobingen, Germany, FIPA’s system combines long lifecycle, high holding force vacuum cups with pressure regulating, air-saving compact ejectors to deliver reliable, non-slip sheet metal handling for the Foilpuller system.
Encoders from SICK monitor and secure motion sequences and ensure precise and efficient processes. They will detect the exact speed, revolution, path, or angle of a movement and deliver the result to the process control or the Cloud in data that can be used for further calculations.
On January 9, 2017, the CERATIZIT Group has acquired the German company Becker Diamantwerkzeuge. Becker produces extremely wear resistant tools for the automotive, mechanical engineering, medical technology, and aerospace industries.
Clearly-displayed information enables production managers to make informed decisions and resolve issues quickly. By connecting sensors, machines and users and by combining vast amounts of production and quality data within seconds, the EPROMI (Enterprise PROduction Management Intelligence) solution offers complete information with the degree of transparency required. Inspection results and the relevant process parameters are displayed in customer-specific cockpits and support operational and strategic decision-making processes.
Energy savings, automatic processes and security are the most convincing arguments worldwide.
HIWIN, the specialist for electro-mechanical drive technology, pulled out all the stops as far as innovation was concerned at the MOTEK exhibition: The Offenburg company has developed the powerful, resilient and flexible HS2 axis system from the new generation of toothed belt axes.
Two premium agricultural utility vehicle manufacturers turned to INEOS Styrolution, the global leader in styrenics, for a material solution for control panels as an equipment variant in their machinery. The user-friendly handling as well as a high matte quality surface and excellent haptics were important requirements.